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Training Resources
Wendy Zumpano
Wendy Zumpano

Free Benefits for Dynamics GP Users

Are you using CustomerSource, GPUG Dynamics GP User Group, or our Crestwood Resources to enhance your Dynamics GP experience? If you use Microsoft Dynamics GP, these are places you’ll want to bookmark! Microsoft CustomerSource provides access to documentation, the Dynamics GP support community, software downloads, and up to date information about your system. Access to … Read more

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Inventory levels
Jen
Jen

3 Things that will Kill Your Manufacturing Business and How to Avoid Them

Manufacturing and distribution businesses drive most of their profits from their inventory. That means inventory management and replenishment should be key areas of concern to maintain a healthy, thriving business. Using inadequate tools like spreadsheets, don’t give you the ability to control your inventory correctly. Here are the three key issues that businesses like yours … Read more

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Computer Security
Jen
Jen

How Secure is Your Business?

When’s the last time you thought about security for your business? Or asked your IT team or partner security related questions? Are you sure you’re covered in the event something happens? How much data are you willing to lose? Maybe you are like me, not an expert in security, and not sure about what to … Read more

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Inventory Spreadsheet
Jen
Jen

Why you need to replace your inventory spreadsheet

Almost all businesses face this one critical problem: lagging productivity. We live in an increasingly automated world, and yet gains in productivity have slowed significantly. Given this environment, any company that can evaluate old, clunky processes and replace them with smarter tools that enable optimization is going to gain traction in their market. When it … Read more

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International Currency
Tiffany Bennett
Tiffany Bennett

Understanding Multi-Currency vs. Financial Statement Translation

Acumatica offers both Multi-Currency Accounting as well as Financial Statement Translation.  Many users confuse the two, but they have completely separate functionality. In general, think of it this way.  Multi-Currency Accounting is more “converting” a single transaction to a base currency and Financial Statement Translation is more “translating” an entire ledger to any other currency. … Read more

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Pick and pack
Christine Jacob
Christine Jacob

Acumatica Warehouse Management Solution Distribution Series Part 2

Welcome back to the second part of my Distribution Series blog.  If you missed “Part 1:  WMS – Which Management System & Where to Begin?” don’t worry, here’s the link.  In part 2, I am going to expand into more detail on some of the Warehouse Management Solution features you need to think about specific … Read more

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Coding
William Schroeder
William Schroeder

Dynamics GP Modifier Unable to Access Dictionary Resources

The Error: While trying to access Dynamics GP2016 modified forms in the FORMS.DIC file, we were repeatedly denied access to the forms dictionary with the error message, “The modifier is currently unavailable because another user is editing resources in the forms dictionary.” We knew for a fact that no one else was editing the dictionary … Read more

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Warehouse technology
Christine Jacob
Christine Jacob

Acumatica Warehouse Management Solution Distribution Series Part 1

I work with quite a variety of businesses that all use Acumatica Distribution in their own unique way.  This is the first in a series of blog posts showcasing numerous technology needs of companies I’ve worked with that are manufacturing, assembling, or distributing products. Part 1: WMS – Which Management System & Where to Begin? … Read more

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Save time and money
John Cooper
John Cooper

Save Time & Money by Using Approvals in Acumatica

Acumatica comes with a full approval process built in.  No matter what size company you are, everyone benefits by having an independent check on key transactions.  These approvals prevent the accidental (or intentional) loss of cash flow which could take place on unauthorized purchases, credit limits and product pricing. Features of the Acumatica Approvals Process … Read more

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Webinar
Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

Webinar: Take Control of Your Inventory & Assets with Panatrack

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST Register Today!   Join Crestwood and Panatrack for a free, 1-hour demo of their barcode inventory tracking. Panatrack has been producing leading Inventory Control and Asset tracking software for Dynamics GP since 2004. Learn how: To capture and record inventory transactions when they occur Things … Read more

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